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Jun 24, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Convenience Store Owner Sentenced 8 Years in Shooting of Robbery Suspect

posted by Randall
Min Sik Kim

Min Sik Kim is seen just hours before being arrested in 2016 in shooting of robbery suspect

A remorseful convenience store owner who shot and killed a robbery suspect in the back has been sentenced to 8 years in prison by a judge in Tacoma, Washington, reports Q13 Fox .

The incident took place in … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 22, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Slurs Aimed at Asian Americans Spray Painted onto Connecticut Home

posted by Randall

Guilford, CT racist graffitiResidents in Guilford, Connecticut are reacting with outrage after someone spotted anti-Asian American slurs spray painted on a home there, reports Zip06.

The graffiti was quickly removed after being reported by a resident on Facebook.

“While on my run this morning I saw racial slurs spray painted on a house near downtown,” the post read. … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UPDATED: Man Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping of Store Clerk in Irvine

posted by Randall

Irvine Kidnapping Attempt

Police have arrested a 47-year-old Irvine, California man in the attempted kidnapping of a store clerk , reports CBS Los Angeles.

The suspect has been identified as Charlie Choi who was arrested at his home.

The store surveillance camera shows a man grabbed the store clerk by the pony tail and tried to drag … Read more


Jun 20, 2017 Ξ 6 comments

Sports Talk Host Stunned to Learn Oriental is Offensive

posted by Randall
Mike Francesa

Via Twitter

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

This just goes to show you we have a long ways to go in educating people about Asian America.

Sports talk show host Mike Francesa learned while on the air last night that the word oriental is offensive to Asian Americans.

The term has long been associated … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

What We Can Learn from the Death of Vincent Chin 35 Years Later

posted by Randall

Vincent ChinBy Logan Wilbur
Asian American Life Intern

This month marks the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of Detroit resident, and Chinese American, Vincent Chin.

There are many similarities in the ways communities rally together around social injustices today, as the Asian American community rallied around the death of Chin over thirty years ago.

On … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Women Put Themselves at Great Risk for Breast Cancer

posted by Randall

mammogramAsian American women are less likely than White women to see a doctor for follow up care after receiving an abnormal mammogram, reports UCSF.
This puts Asian American women at greater risk for later breast cancer diagnosis.

Treatment after early diagnosis is a key to survival. I know this from personal experience.
My … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 14, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Sandra Oh Snags Starring Role in New TV Series

posted by Randall

Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh

Three years after departing Grey’s Anatomy, Sandra Oh is returning to television.

The Hollywood Reporter reports Oh will star in the new BBC America series Killer Eve.

The show is described as a spy thriller based on a psychopathic assassin and a woman charged with hunting her down.

Oh will play Eve, … Read more


Jun 13, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian Americans Push Back against Asian Privilege

posted by Louis Chan

anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

In the world of some, Asians don’t face racism. Asians haven’t had to struggle. Asians are living in a bed of roses.
It’s nothing new. The concept of the model minority has been propagated in … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Lisa Ling Celebrates Baby’s First Birthday in Traditional Fashion

posted by Louis Chan
Lisa Ling

Lisa Ling and Paul Song celebrate Ray’s first birthday with daughter Jett

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Celebrity host and journalist Lisa Ling took to Instagram to share the family’s celebration of baby Ray’s first birthday.

Ling dressed Ray in a traditional Korean outfit for dol (also spelled Dohl and Tol), … Read more


Jun 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Young Asian American Student Harassed by Racists

posted by Randall
Police at Portland Middle School

Police increase patrols near a Portland, Oregon middle school

A school principal confirms an Asian American middle school student was racially harassed by several men in a neighborhood plastered with flyers from White supremacists.

It happened in Portland, Oregon near Hosford Middle School, reports Raw Story.

Oregon Live reports several students witnessed the incident.… Read more


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